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Mar 21, 2012 12:16 pm

UFC President Confirms Jose Aldo As UFC 149 Headliner

We ran a rumor here this morning that Jose Aldo was mentioned as a possible headliner for the UFC’s first ever trip to Calgary. That Rumor quickly turned to fact this afternoon during today’s UFC Special event press conference. Dana White confirmed with the media in attendance that Jose Aldo will in fact make his...

Mar 21, 2012 11:55 am

UFC Confirms Three Scheduled Canadian Shows In 2012 | GSP vs. Condit Likely For UFC 154

Today the UFC held a special press conference in Calgary, Alberta, Canada to announce the company’s intentions with the country over the next several years. UFC president Dana White confirmed that the promotion is poised to have three shows in 2012 and plans to continue that trend for the next 24-months. The three-annual promised events...

Mar 21, 2012 11:00 am

Rory MacDonald UFC 145 Blog | Talks Highs And Lows Of His Career

By Rory MacDonald: I’m writing this first pre-fight blog on a Sunday, my rest day, and the one day dedicated to allowing my body to recover from the rigours of training. By this stage, I’m desperate for the rest day to come around. Usually on a day off I’ll wake up, go to church, relax...

Mar 21, 2012 7:47 am

Rumor | Jose Aldo To Defend UFC Featherweight Title At UFC 149 In Calgary

One of the sport’s top pound-for-pound fighters, Jose Aldo, is reportedly going to return to action on July 21 when the UFC heads to Calgary, Alberta, Canada on July 21 for UFC 149. While the company has to announce the show as finalized, a special press conference today is supposed to announce the show as...

Mar 21, 2012 7:28 am

McCall vs. Johnson II Booked For UFC on FX 3 | Sudden Death Round Included

We announced here on BJPENN.COM exactly one-week ago to the day that the McCall vs. Johnson rematch was rumored to be in the works for “The Ultimate Fighter” Live on FX Finale set for June 1. However the UFC has now opted to put the bout on the schedule one week later and it is...

Mar 21, 2012 6:54 am

UFC on FX 4 | Camozzi vs. Catone Booked

The UFC has booked a middleweight contest for their upcoming UFC on FX 4 show between Chris Camozzi and Nick Catone. While not yet officially announced by UFC officials, UFC on FX 4 is expected to go down at The Revel Entertainment Arena in Atlantic City, New Jersey on June 22. In the headlining slot,...

Mar 20, 2012 1:25 pm

Ebersole Fires Back At Fellow Welterweight Koscheck For His Harsh Words Towards AKA

“Josh came out to AKA in 2004, but he didn’t come straight out to live in San Jose. He immediately settled into Fresno, where our manager lived in a mansion, had a private jet, and set Josh up with a cozy income-earning position coaching wrestling, privately, to groups of school-kids. Being AKA’s first All-American wrestler,...

Mar 20, 2012 12:44 pm

Munoz Surprised Boetsch Got The Fight He Wanted Against Bisping

“It was surprising to me. I thought we were on a collision course. I know there are a lot of people in the general public that wanted us to fight. I would have loved to fight Bisping just because he’s a bigger name and I match up well with him. But hey, he’s fighting Boetsch...

Mar 20, 2012 11:04 am

VIDEO | Inside Champ Dominick's UFC Camp – Las Vegas

Follow UFC Bantamweight World Champion Dominick Cruz into his training camp in Las Vegas, NV for a little preview of his routine and a look at his team. Read More: The Ultimate Fighter (News), UFC, MMA

Mar 20, 2012 10:43 am

Rousey Eyes New Challengers In Kaufman, McMann & “Cyborg”

“There’s already that story background between me and Sarah Kaufman, and how everyone thinks she should have got the title shot and this fight needs to happen. And whenever Cris Cyborg comes back, that fight would be great to happen, and then there’s other girls like Sara McMann, who is an Olympic medalist in wrestling,...

Mar 20, 2012 10:42 am

"TUF LIVE's" Justin Lawrence Talks About This Friday's Fight On FX

On Friday, March 23, in the third episode of The Ultimate Fighter Live reality show on FX, Villa Ridge, Missouri native Justin Lawrence (4-0 in his pro mixed martial arts career) will take on Brazilian veteran Cristiano Marcello (13-3) of Curitiba, as they continue their quest to be the next Ultimate Fighter and receive a...

Mar 20, 2012 8:56 am

Pearson Doesn’t Want TUF 15 Responsibilities To Stop Fighting Progress

“The show won’t stop me fighting. I’m training every day and just waiting for the call from the UFC. If the UFC wants to wait to see the how the season plays out, fair enough. But I’m fit, I’m healthy and I’m in good shape. My weight is down and I’m feeling good. I’m good...

Mar 20, 2012 8:14 am

Tito Ortiz Confirms Date For Griffin Rubber Match & Final UFC Bout

We reported last month that the UFC was looking at sending Tito Ortiz off with a rubber match against Forrest Griffin as he had requested. It now looks like that fight has been booked and they have scheduled it for UFC 148 in Las Vegas. UFC 148 is expected to go down on July 7...

Mar 20, 2012 7:52 am

Ronda Rousey Talks About Fighting Tate's Boyfriend & Other Men

“I just said that I could beat up her and boyfriend in the same day, which, he’s just some average, to below average MMA guy and I’m, like, the women’s world champion. It would be expected that I’d be able to beat the average MMA guy in my weight class, right? Is that such an...

Mar 19, 2012 4:03 pm

The Ultimate Fighter Live On FX Episode 2 Ratings Report

Ratings for the second installment of “The Ultimate Fighter” Live on FX are in and they are down slightly from the debut. UFC president Dana White marketed the second episode as the most emotional TUF he had ever filmed, but that didn’t do anything to persuade more viewers into tuning in. According to the official...

Mar 19, 2012 8:46 am

Hendo Refutes White’s Claim | Has No Desire To Fight Chael Sonnen

“Chael lives up in Oregon but I know him real well. He was with me and Randy [Couture] when we first started our team. I don’t have any real desire to fight at middleweight. The only guy I’d cut weight for is Anderson Silva, win or lose that could still happen. But it’s not high...

Mar 19, 2012 8:26 am

Photo Gallery | Jason "Mayhem" Miller Trains For UFC 146 Bout

Jason “Mayhem” Miller is set to face CB Dollaway at UFC 146. After a successful international run, Jason “Mayhem” Miller graced television audiences with his loud and boisterous personality on “The Bully Beatdown” reality show on MTV. Now a household name he re-entered the UFC after a lengthy absence that saw him compete across the...

Mar 17, 2012 8:55 am

Dan Hardy Would Love To Fight Blood Thirsty Matt Hughes

“I would love to figure that out, that blood thirsty kill freak. I can’t stand [Hughes]. I’d love to get a shot at him, but the thing with Matt Hughes is I don’t like him as a person, but I can’t help but respect him as a fighter. He achieved a lot and I enjoyed...

Mar 16, 2012 9:50 pm

'The Ultimate Fighter Live' Episode 2 Results, Recap & Post Episode Quotes

The Ultimate Fighter Live coaches and bitter rivals Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber picked their teams this past week from the field of 16 finalists who won their elimination bouts to enter The Ultimate Fighter® Live House. Missouri native Justin Lawrence was the first overall selection by Team Cruz, while his teammate James Vick (5-0),...

Mar 16, 2012 3:44 pm

The Ultimate Fighter Live on FX: Cruz vs. Faber Episode 2 Discussion Thread

Tonight marks the new episode of the UFC’s new season of “The Ultimate Fighter” series. With the new “Live” format on FX there will be much to watch and discuss about this evenings show. UFC president Dana White has come out and said that tonight’s episode is the best and most emotional “Ultimate Fighter” in...

Mar 16, 2012 3:10 pm

Sonnen On Silva Fight | I Don’t Even Have A Bout Agreement For That Fight Yet

“Couple of things: First off, I don’t even know if I have that fight. I’m telling people I do. I’m reading about it in the media. I don’t have an agreement for that bout. And, second off, I’m gonna start ]training camp] in April. So, we haven’t even begun yet.” “Listen, here’s the deal with...

Mar 16, 2012 11:02 am

Nick Diaz Lawyer Fires Back At Nevada For Calling Nick A Liar

Three days ago we featured a statement from the legal team of Nick Diaz. In the statement they stated their case for seeking no disciplinary action against their client for his failed drug test following his most recent contest against Carlos Condit. The very next day we released a statement from the Nevada State Attorney...

Mar 16, 2012 9:40 am

Chael Sonnen | Testosterone Replacement (TRT) Is Good For You

“There’s two things there. Hold on. If you’re gonna associate the guy with TRT, make sure you also associate the fact that it’s legal and it’s not banned. Second thing with TRT is people are really getting confused. They look at TRT and they’re missing the stuff that really is good. TRT is eight, nine...

Mar 16, 2012 8:18 am

The Unbelievably Invincible Chin Of Anderson Silva (Video)

Anderson Silva has always been known for his unmatched striking ability, but what this video highlight does is take a different look at one of the less mentioned tools of the pound for pound king… His chin! Read More: Anderson Silva (News), UFC, Mixed Martial Arts

Mar 15, 2012 2:04 pm

Alistair Overeem To Stand Trial In Assault Case March 27 In Vegas

We reported last January that Alistair Overeem had been charged with misdemeanor battery stemming for a New Year’s Eve Party In Las Vegas. The time has come for Overeem to face those charges in a no-jury trial on March 27 in Las Vegas courts. Overeem was never arrested or detained for the charges pending against...